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Reviewed by:stitcheroo

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Posted on:6/15/08 10:06 PM
Last Updated:6/16/08 8:32 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 14 people   
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sallyted said... (7/15/09 6:06 AM) Reply
I am about to make this dress and your review was really helpful. I hope mine turns out as nicely as yours!
DKG said... (9/30/08 9:47 PM) Reply
Thank you for your information. I am off to get this pattern and make it.
Athene said... (7/11/08 8:18 PM) Reply
An absolutely wonderful dress. You have lots to be proud of.
bbgrilla said... (7/11/08 6:23 PM) Reply
This is so cute I went out and bought the pattern!
Sew4Fun said... (7/10/08 7:38 AM) Reply
Nice dress. The inside looks to be as nice as the outside. Well done! I think the fact that someone in the street stopped to ask about your dress says it all!
Fictionfan said... (7/7/08 7:04 PM) Reply
Wow. Stopped in the street by someone is a huge compliment! Excellent job on the matching of the pattern. The back looks so neat, I had to look closely to see that you did not insert an invisible zipper. Lined, matched plaid, and zipper in a lined garment -- lots of tasks for a beginner! You did a fantastic job. Keep sewing! If you can do this well on your fourth garment, you can do anything you want, eventually.
AnneM said... (7/5/08 1:31 PM) Reply
Excellent retro dress. Turned out great. Lovely fabric - it is worth using fabric you like to get a nice garment.
shesflipped said... (6/29/08 3:51 PM) Reply
Fantastic looking dress that looks GREAT on you!
kellymailinglist said... (6/28/08 10:11 AM) Reply
Adorable! And thanks for such a complete review!
misscoleen said... (6/26/08 8:21 PM) Reply
Great dress and you wear it well! Linings....matching patterns...what's that??? LOL I say you are doing fantasic. I bump you up to advanced beginner!!! Great job. :)
Matilda_z said... (6/18/08 10:36 AM) Reply
You did a fabulous job! Looks beautiful on you!
edupraz said... (6/16/08 8:24 PM) Reply
I love your dress! The fabric totally makes it.
CarolynGM said... (6/16/08 5:30 PM) Reply
Darling dress. You are brave to tackle a lined dress as your fourth garment! And plaid at that! I look forward to many more enthusiastic reviews from you.
Heatherrique said... (6/16/08 1:55 PM) Reply
Sizzling dress in a cool style and fabric! You are stunning!
michellep74 said... (6/16/08 12:50 PM) Reply
Wow, what a great dress! Congratulations on so many well-done "firsts". You really look adorable in this!
cmarie12 said... (6/16/08 11:23 AM) Reply
Cute dress - I really like your fabric choice!
AnneMarie60 said... (6/16/08 11:12 AM) Reply
Very stylish. You did a great job on this dress. Great attention to detail.
Sic said... (6/16/08 10:40 AM) Reply
Very cute!
kim*brown said... (6/16/08 9:37 AM) Reply
Cute, Cute, Cute~!
Meggie LuLu said... (6/16/08 9:19 AM) Reply
That is such a CUTE dress!!! It looks wonderful!!! You did an excellent job!!! Isn't great to have a one-of-a-kind dress or outfit!!! I can't wait to see what other beautiful garments you sew!!!
donna mel said... (6/16/08 9:14 AM) Reply
how cute is that dress!
carolynw said... (6/16/08 8:53 AM) Reply
Good going - your dress is really, really nice
moushka said... (6/16/08 8:21 AM) Reply
Being stopped on the street to ask where you got your dress is the 'ne plus ultra' of fashion sewing. You must have a real talent to have executed your garment so well! Lovely dress and great review. Kudos for both. Sue
merteuil said... (6/16/08 2:28 AM) Reply
Adorable dress and great review!
SewLil said... (6/16/08 1:57 AM) Reply
I think your dress was sewn extremely well and I love your review.
Gelbean said... (6/16/08 1:03 AM) Reply
I wouldn't have guessed you are a beginner. This dress is so cute. It's great that you have opened yourself up to new techniques with only a few garments under your belt. Well done!
Aunt Gail said... (6/16/08 0:57 AM) Reply
When I read this review, I thought - what a wonderful description of where a newbie is in the process of learning to sew. I really appreciate your attention to detail as well as giving good information about the pattern itself. Congratulations
CurlyCrafter said... (6/16/08 0:40 AM) Reply
I love the retro feel of this and the fabric! That's something I would buy at the store! Great job!
CA Eisenhour said... (6/15/08 10:39 PM) Reply
Fantastic! I'm super impressed that this is only the fourth garmewnt that you've made. Matching stripes, plaids or obvious designs is NOT an easy task. Congratulations on a well done job! Great review too! ~Connie
rockontinyrebel said... (6/15/08 10:38 PM) Reply
Super-cute! I love the real-life version much better than the stiff illustrations on the pattern envelope. Good job!
Lisa Merry said... (6/15/08 10:18 PM) Reply
No wonder you got complimented by a stranger on the street - your dress is really cute!! Nice job!
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